| May 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
After Kentucky Derby winner Orb finished in fourth place at the Preakness, we are on the longest drought ever for a Triple Crown winner ("Lukas kept prediction to himself: Oxbow," May 20). The last time a horse won a Triple Crown was Affirmed in 1978....
| May 12, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Orb's path to the finish line in the second leg of the Triple Crown remains uncrowded.
Normandy Invasion, the fourth-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby, dropped from contention for Saturday's 138th running of the Preakness on Sunday.
| May 16, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The top local entrant for Friday's 89th running of the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico took one wrong step on Thursday and had to be scratched.
Walkwithapurpose, a Maryland-bred owned by Sagamore Farm in Glyndon, was expected to be one of the top...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Horses chasing a spot in the Kentucky Derby this year must, for the first time, compile points (instead of graded earnings) by finishing in the top four in a series of races chosen by the staff at Churchill Downs.
The revised qualification rules are...
| May 26, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Only 30 horses have made it to the Belmont Stakes with a chance to win the Triple Crown.
Eleven have succeeded.
This is whyI'll Have Another's quest to become the 12th at Belmont Park on June 9 will captivate a nation that long ago stopped paying...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Hansen does not need to try to be noticed.
The nearly all-white colt always stands out among his peers.
Yet on Thursday morning, the Breeders' Cup juvenile champion did all he could to draw the attention of a robust crowd on his first day this week at...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Rick Dutrow knows there's a difference coming into Preakness with a horse that has won the Kentucky Derby and one that didn't even make it to the starting gate at Churchill Downs.
If anything, it might be a little easier for Dutrow coming to Pimlico...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The last man to take a horse to Belmont with a chance to snag the elusive final gem in the Triple Crown has some advice for Doug O'Neill.
Stay true to the horse.
"I think trainers going around asking other people what they should do, looking for how...
| May 19, 2012
| 6:49 PM
All along, they had been so relaxed.
So when it came time for Team O'Neill's horse to make his charge -- a historic one -- the colt moved forward almost nonchalantly.
I'll Have Another glided past Bodemeister to win the 137th running of the Preakness...
| May 9, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Here is the list of every past Preakness winner.
2011 - Shackleford
2010 - Lookin at Lucky
2009 - Rachel Alexandra
2008 - Big Brown
2007 - Curlin
2006 - Bernardini
2005 - Afleet Alex
2004 - Smarty Jones
2003 - Funny Cide
2002 - War Emblem...
| May 14, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Although he got an earlier start than normal Monday morning, Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another stuck to a similar training routine in preparation for Saturday's 137th Preakness Stakes.
The three-year-old colt galloped about six to eight furlongs...
| May 19, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Sam Grossman's fifth year as official bugler for the Preakness is one he'll never forget. Neither will his new fiancee, Valerie Moore, to whom he proposed between bugling duties for the fifth and the sixth races on Saturday.
Even though the Long Island,...